Pupa

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This book is a collection of poems about losing one's parents. Intimate and colloquial, the poems employ metaphor and rhythm evocatively, imbuing daily events with transcendent relevance.
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Overview

This book is a collection of poems about losing one's parents. Intimate and colloquial, the poems employ metaphor and rhythm evocatively, imbuing daily events with transcendent relevance.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781894663557
  • Publisher: Insomniac Press
  • Publication date: 9/1/2000
  • Pages: 88
  • Product dimensions: 5.00 (w) x 8.00 (h) x 0.30 (d)

Meet the Author

Catherine Graham, a poet and educator, was born in Hamilton, Ontario, and educated in Canada and the United Kingdom. She holds a Masters' degree in creative writing from Lancaster University in England. Her poems have been broadcast on BBC Radio Ulster and have appeared in many journals and anthologies. After living for years in Northern Ireland, she lives in Canada.

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Table of Contents

Pupa 17
Tallyman 18
Undertow 19
White Christmas 20
Visitant 21
White Cells 22
Red 23
Glass Jar of Buttons 24
Back to the Quarry 25
Snails and Trilobites 26
Pursuit of Grasshoppers 27
Katie's Appointment 28
The Watch 29
No Appointment Necessary 30
Chef's, Buffalo, New York 31
Visiting Day 32
The Heintzman & Co 33
Black Kettles 34
Driving Range 35
Wind Tricks 36
Kewpie 41
Paper Dolls 42
Doll Soul 43
Madame Alexander's Little Women Dolls 44
Worry Dolls 45
The Doll Maker 46
Doll-in-the-Box 47
Caring for Dolls 48
Japanese Doll Festival Haikus 50
Fortunetelling 51
Bye-Bye Kitties 52
Kiddles 53
The Legend of Frozen Charlotte 54
Dummy 55
Dollspeak 56
Wind Phonics 61
Eye-Flower 62
Drowning 63
The Badly-Loved 64
First Sip 65
Corn 66
Thieves Like Us 67
The Hummingbird Lie 68
Foreshadow 69
Restraining Order 70
Luna 71
Worm 72
Study 73
The Divorce of the Inanimate 74
Feral 75
The Cutting Reason 76
You Are The Age I Was When I Met Him 77
Brogues 78
The Look Back Lens 79
Stepping Stones 80
Spelling 81
Pteros 82
Zones 83
Thorn 84
Ololyga 85
Spools 86
The Lifting 87
Imago 88
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